Summary/Minutes from today's FESCo Meeting (2013-06-26)

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Wed Jun 26 21:31:47 UTC 2013



Am 26.06.2013 23:10, schrieb Josh Boyer:
> On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 4:43 PM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote:
>>
>> Am 26.06.2013 21:10, schrieb Bill Nottingham:
>>> * #1128    switching from "-fstack-protector" to
>>>   "-fstack-protector-strong" in Fedora 20  (notting, 18:10:54)
>>>   * AGREED: Will switch from "-fstack-protector" to
>>>     "-fstack-protector-strong" in Fedora 20. Any reversion based on poor
>>>     benchmarks must be decided before any F20 gcc mass rebuild (+:6,
>>>     -:0, 0:0)  (notting, 18:28:38)
>>
>> *thank you* for that
>>
>> would it be possible to add the patch for supporting
>> "-fstack-protector-strong" for F18's GCC which would
>> give a larger testbase at least from users like me
>> building all serverpackages in the own infrastructure
>> currently with "-f-stackprotector-all"?
> 
> I would be doubtful the Fedora GCC maintainer would find that
> acceptable to backport and push out in a stable Fedora release.  We do
> development like this in rawhide for a reason

"-fstack-protector-strong" would *not* be enabled anywhere with
what i requested - it would only be *possible* to use it within
Fedora 18 - IMHO a big difference

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